Learning About Cataracts &
Cataract Surgery

Reviewed by:

Jason Jacobs, M.D. & Paul Koch, MD

Learning about Cataracts and Cataract Surgery doesn’t have to be an overwhelming or frightening experience. Patients who have been told that they have Cataracts should seek the appropriate information resources and take the time necessary to learn how Cataracts affect vision, the symptoms of Cataracts and the different types of Cataracts and their possible causes. An understanding of Cataracts will help you make the best decisions about your care and vision correction.

Patients who have been told or who have decided that Cataract Surgery is the best option to help them restore their vision should invest some time in additional information gathering about Cataract Surgery to learn more about how to prepare for Cataract Surgery, what to expect from the Cataract Surgery procedure, what to expect during the recovery from Cataract Surgery as well as the possible complications of Cataract Surgery.

And, most importantly, when considering Cataract Surgery you should learn about the credentials and experience of Cataract Surgeons in your area. The choice of a Cataract Surgeon is the most important decision you will make in restoring your vision.

Please use www.aboutcataractsurgery.com as an informational resource to help guide you in that information gathering and learning process. Educated patients who have a general understanding of Cataracts and Cataract Surgery are best able to ask the right types of questions of their Cataract Surgeons. The answers to these questions provide reassurance and comfort in your decisions so that you can achieve the best possible vision correction results. The information that has been provided here is intended to give patients an overview of Cataracts & Cataract Surgery. It is possible that your individual situation might be different.

None of the information provided within www.aboutcataractsurgery.com is meant to be a substitute or replacement for your physician’s consultation nor does it replace the need for you to consult with your Cataract Surgeon about the specific details of Cataracts & Cataract Surgery.

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